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An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 4745966
  • Book
  • 556 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design, 2nd edition, is a guide to process plant design for both students and professional engineers. The book covers plant layout and the use of spreadsheet programs and key drawings produced by professional engineers as aids to design; subjects that are usually learned on the job rather than in education. You will learn how to produce smarter plant design through the use of computer tools, including Excel and AutoCAD, "What If Analysis,” statistical tools, and Visual Basic for more complex problems. The book also includes a wealth of selection tables, covering the key aspects of professional plant design which engineering students and early-career engineers tend to find most challenging.

Professor Moran draws on over 20 years' experience in process design to create an essential foundational book ideal for those who are new to process design, compliant with both professional practice and the IChemE degree accreditation guidelines.

  • Includes new and expanded content, including illustrative case studies and practical examples
  • Explains how to deliver a process design that meets both business and safety criteria
  • Covers plant layout and the use of spreadsheet programs and key drawings as aids to design
  • Includes a comprehensive set of selection tables, covering aspects of professional plant design which early-career designers find most challenging

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1. Process Plant Design 2. Stages of Process Plant Design 3. Process Plant Design Deliverables 4. Twenty-First Century Process Plant Design Tools 5. The Future of Process Plant Design

Professional Practice 6. Neglected Industries and Processes 7. System Level Design 8. Professional Design Methodology 9. How to Do a Mass and Energy Balance 10. How to Do Hydraulic Calculations

Low Level Design 11. How to Design and Select Plant Components and Materials 12. How to Design and Select Unit Operations 13. How to Cost a Design

High Level Design 14. How to Design a Process Control System 15. How to Lay Out a Process Plant 16. How to Make Sure Your Design Is Reasonably Safe and Sustainable 17. Success Through Failure

Advanced Design 18. Brownfield Process Plant Design 19. Professional Practice 20. Beginner's Errors to Avoid 21. Design Optimization 22. Developing Your Own Design Style 23. Practical Ethics

Appendix 1: Integrated Design Example 2: Upset Conditions Table 3: Plant Separation Tables 4: Checklists for Engineering Flow Diagrams  5: Teaching Practical Process Design 6: Consolidated Standards

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Moran, Sean
Professor Moran is a chemical engineer, chartered engineer, chartered waste and environment manager with twenty-five years' experience in process design, commissioning and troubleshooting. He started his career with international process engineering contractors and worked worldwide on water treatment projects before setting up his own consultancy in 1996, specializing in process and hydraulic design, commissioning and troubleshooting of industrial effluent and water treatment plants. Sean was until 2015 an Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, where he coordinated the design teaching program for chemical engineering students. He has now returned to engineering practice, specializing in forensic engineering in commercial disputes centering on plant design issues.
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